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From AJR,   December 1994

Cliché corner   

By Suzan Revah
Suzan Revah is a former AJR associate editor.     



"This is the worst case of vandalism to school buildings I've seen in my 10 years here," School Superintendent Joseph Townsley said. ( Hartford Courant )

"This is the worst [robbery] I've seen in 20 years," said police spokesman Bill Robinson. ( San Diego Union-Tribune )

"This is the worst situation I've seen in the four years I've been here," said Judy Maitlin. ( L.A. Times )

It was the worst tackling secondary I've ever seen in 30 years of football. ( Arizona Republic )

"This is the worst [storm] I've seen in 21 years," said Gwinnett County Transportation Director George W. Black Jr. ( Atlanta Journal and Constitution )

"This is the worst [fire] I've seen in 46 years," said Deputy Fire Chief Moretti. ( San Francisco Chronicle )

"This is the worst place for scoring I've seen in 25 years," the manager lamented. ( Toronto Star )


From this past summer.

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